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Gota citizenship issue: There is no case – SLPP

The SLPP is confident that the Court of Appeal will rule in its favour in the ongoing case against Gotabya Rajpaksa's purported dual citizenship.

Petition seeking suspension of election gazette

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court this afternoon requesting a writ order suspending the gazette notification on the upcoming presidential election.

Hakeem violated Cabinet secrecy not President-Dayasiri

Dayasiri Jayasekara said that it was Minister Rauff Hakeem who revealed about the cabinet meeting to the media and told that it was the Prime Minister who brought the proposal to the cabinet and not President Sirisena.

Supreme Court holds no need to arrest Madumadhawa

The Supreme Court today ruled that there was no need to arrest Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Deputy Leader Madumadhawa Aravinda in connection with the tense situation that arose in Minuwangoda on 13 May.

Petitions challenge Emergency

Two Fundamental Rights petitions challenging some aspects of the Emergency Regulations promulgated by President Maithripala Sirisena after the Easter Sunday attacks were filed before the Supreme Court today.

SLFP argument for length of president’s term absurd – Jayampathy

Member of Parliament and constitutional expert Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne today questioned President Maithripala Sirisena’s apparent decision to seek the opinion of the Supreme Court on the end of his term of office.